The median contractor rate for a DBA was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in Tyne and Wear during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Database Administrator
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 64 51
Rank change year-on-year -8 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a DBA 7 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.21% 0.43% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.26% 0.45% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £355 £525 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -32.38% +150.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £28.53 £39.50
% change year-on-year +48.96% -27.77%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Tyne and Wear
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 554 661 429
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 95.68% 95.38% 93.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 377 455 257
Median daily rate £363 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £525 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 9 27
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.25 £11.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.75% +31.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.79 £11.83 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £21.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

DBA
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear that featured DBA in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for DBA in Tyne and Wear

DBA
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing DBA in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor daily rate trend for DBA in Tyne and Wear

DBA
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA in Tyne and Wear.

Contractor hourly rate trend for DBA in Tyne and Wear

DBA
Contract Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DBA within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -5 6 £350 -33.33% 2
DBA
North East

DBA Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, DBA contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Tyne and Wear region featuring DBA in the job title.

1 44 (72.13%) Oracle
2 34 (55.74%) Oracle Database
3 30 (49.18%) Change Management
4 29 (47.54%) Performance Tuning
5 27 (44.26%) Linux
6 26 (42.62%) ITIL
6 26 (42.62%) Windows
7 25 (40.98%) SQL
7 25 (40.98%) IaaS
7 25 (40.98%) Open Source
7 25 (40.98%) SaaS
7 25 (40.98%) PaaS
8 23 (37.70%) Data Management
9 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
9 21 (34.43%) DB2
9 21 (34.43%) Unix
10 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
11 19 (31.15%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (29.51%) Oracle EBS
13 17 (27.87%) MS Excel
14 16 (26.23%) Oracle Reports
14 16 (26.23%) PRINCE2
14 16 (26.23%) High Availability
14 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (26.23%) MS PowerPoint
15 15 (24.59%) DevOps
15 15 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (24.59%) Operational Acceptance Testing
15 15 (24.59%) Ingres
16 14 (22.95%) Problem Management

DBA Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (19.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (4.92%) Tuxedo
2 3 (4.92%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.28%) JBoss
3 2 (3.28%) WildFly
Applications
1 17 (27.87%) MS Excel
2 16 (26.23%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (29.51%) Oracle EBS
2 8 (13.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (9.84%) Oracle 11i
4 4 (6.56%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (3.28%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 25 (40.98%) IaaS
1 25 (40.98%) PaaS
1 25 (40.98%) SaaS
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.03%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (55.74%) Oracle Database
2 21 (34.43%) DB2
2 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
3 16 (26.23%) Oracle Reports
4 15 (24.59%) Ingres
5 12 (19.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 12 (19.67%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (18.03%) MongoDB
7 6 (9.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (9.84%) RDBMS
7 6 (9.84%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.64%) Adabas
9 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) CA Gen
General
1 1 (1.64%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (4.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.39%) Management Information System
3 5 (8.20%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.28%) FlexPod
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 27 (44.26%) Linux
2 26 (42.62%) Windows
3 21 (34.43%) Unix
4 12 (19.67%) AIX
5 9 (14.75%) zOS
6 5 (8.20%) MVS
7 3 (4.92%) VME
7 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.28%) HPUX
8 2 (3.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.64%) Solaris
9 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
9 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (49.18%) Change Management
2 29 (47.54%) Performance Tuning
3 26 (42.62%) ITIL
4 25 (40.98%) Open Source
5 23 (37.70%) Data Management
6 19 (31.15%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (26.23%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (26.23%) High Availability
7 16 (26.23%) PRINCE2
8 15 (24.59%) DevOps
8 15 (24.59%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 14 (22.95%) Problem Management
10 12 (19.67%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (14.75%) Resource Management
12 7 (11.48%) Configuration Management
12 7 (11.48%) Performance Monitoring
13 6 (9.84%) Release Management
14 5 (8.20%) Service Management
15 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
15 4 (6.56%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) COBOL
2 3 (4.92%) Java
2 3 (4.92%) REXX
3 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.64%) NATURAL
4 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (18.03%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.20%) SC Cleared
3 3 (4.92%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (4.92%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
2 4 (6.56%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle Clusterware
2 3 (4.92%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (18.03%) Data Guard
2 6 (9.84%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 44 (72.13%) Oracle
2 20 (32.79%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.20%) CA
4 4 (6.56%) Cisco
4 4 (6.56%) NetApp
4 4 (6.56%) VMware
5 3 (4.92%) IBM
5 3 (4.92%) TIBCO